President Trump’s decision to cancel cost sharing subsidies to insurance companies has prompted speculation that plans offered under the Affordable Care Act could unravel. Some insurers in New Mexico are saying not to worry yet.
Sat 10/14 9a: Next time on The Children's Hour, learn how scientists map the bottom of the ocean. We’ll find out from Albuquerque teacher Helen Haskell, who spent the summer onboard a ship conducting hydrographic surveys of the American coastline in Alaska with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Let's Talk New Mexico
New Mexico Education Secretary Defends Science Overhaul – Associated Press New Mexico's public education secretary is defending new proposed science standards that have been widely criticized for deleting or omitting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the earth.
Sat. 10/14, 12p: In the first half of Women's Focus, Carol Boss speaks with four guests on a new campaign in which the Rev. William Barber and guest Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis are building a new Poor People's Campaign, for today. In the second half, guests talk about the 2018 Republican budget that passed in the House and is now in the Senate's hands and the impact on seniors, families and children.
Public Health New Mexico
New Mexico’s not-for-profit, low-cost insurance cooperative is selling part of its business to a for-profit insurer. The company hopes the sale will help buffer against uncertainty around the future of the Affordable Care Act.